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MIAMI—The NBA is reporting that Miami Heat forward LeBron James will be named as the league’s most valuable player.
A major announcement is forthcoming at the Heat’s American Airlines Arena on Saturday.
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The 2011-12 NBA MVP award was presented to 0.0 time (Soon to be 1 time) champion Lebron James today in a ceremony that was attended by his Miami Heat teammates.
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NBA Commissioner David Stern handed Miami's LeBron James his third MVP trophy in a pregame ceremony before the Heat hosted the Indiana Pacers on Sunday.
James was announced Saturday as the winner of the award. Fans attending the Indiana-Miami playoff game were all given headbands with James' logo and the letters ''MVP'' printed on them, as well as placards...
Miami Heat star forward LeBron James is set to win his third NBA MVP award, a source told ESPN.com. James averaged 27.1 points, 7.9 rebounds, 6.2 assists, 1.9 steals and shot 53 percent from the field in the regular season. Only Michael Jordan in 1988-89 exceeded those numbers in a single season. It will be James' third MVP award in four seasons. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (six...
According to numerous sources LeBron James is your 2011/2012 NBA MVP. This is his 3rd time winning the award. He beat out Kevin Durant and Sasha Pavlovic for this year's honor. Then again an MVP trophy doesn't mean a thing without that ring. Ask Chuck. We're coming for you in the ECF Bron Bron.
Heat superstar LeBron James earned his third NBA Most Valuable Player award today and will be presented with a trophy by Commissioner David Stern tomorrow before Miami hosts the Indiana Pacers in Game 1 of an Eastern Conference semifinal series … Continue reading →
LeBron James wears jersey No. 6 in Miami, so here's six memorable moments from the season where the Heat star became just the eighth player in NBA history to win a third MVP award. The announcement was made by the NBA on Saturday:
6. The Closer
James scored 12 points in the final 3:02 of a game at home against Philadelphia on April 3, capping what became a season-high...
A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that Miami's LeBron James will be announced Saturday as the NBA's MVP, the third time he's won the award in the past four seasons.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the results have not been released. James is expected to be presented with the trophy Sunday by Commissioner David Stern before...
10) Since LeBron James wished all of the moms a happy Mother's Day, America is now anti-mother9) Chris Bosh left with an abdominal strain, surprising most of America with the fact that he has any guts to sprain8) It was nice of the Pacers to stay in the game long enough to generate ratings for ABC for the full allotment of time 7) Seriously, there's never been a better shot...
MIAMI (AP) -- LeBron James got his trophy, and then he and Dwyane Wade made sure the Miami Heat got a win in Game 1.
James scored 32 points and grabbed 15 rebounds in his first game as a three-time MVP, Wade finished with 29 despite struggling from the floor, and the Heat beat the Indiana Pacers 95-86 to open their Eastern Conference semifinal series on Sunday.
Chris Bosh scored...
LeBron gives the current defensive player of the year, Tyson Chandler, a quick lesson in his own craft with a big-time denial on Chandler’s dunk attempt.
This rejection by “King james” came with about 4 minutes and 20 seconds left in the 1st quarter of Wednesday night’s game five matchup between the Heat and Knicks in Miami.
Chandler does a nice job of faking the screen...
Yahoo: LeBron has gone and done something I figured he wouldn’t be doing as a member of the Miami Heat, and that is win his third Most Valuable Player award. LeBron becomes only the eighth player to win three MVPs, and although my first-place vote probably would’ve gone to Chris Paul on account of the role he played in making an eternally-lottery-bound franchise relevant,...
MIAMI - The big fellows record is in jeopardy.
Thats the word from Pat Riley, a guy who should know. Riley once coached Kareem Abdul-Jabbar with the Lakers and hes now president of LeBron James Miami Heat. With James having won his third NBA MVP on Saturday, Riley believes he could end up breaking Abdul-Jabbars mark of six such awards.
Hes 27 years old and hes got 10 more years...
MIAMI -- Changes are coming in Heat-Pacers. For the Miami Heat, out of injury necessity. For the Indiana Pacers, so they won't keep hearing whistles. With the Heat moving to a 1-0 lead in this best-of-seven NBA Eastern Conference semifinal series with a 95-86 victory Sunday at AmericanAirlines Arena, both coaches exited talking about adjustments. Heat coach Erik Spoelstra...
A few minutes before the Miami-Indiana series begins Sunday afternoon, NBA Commissioner David Stern will hit the court to present Heat forward LeBron James with the league's MVP award for a third time.
If the scene goes as Dwyane Wade expects, the moment will be more about motivation than culmination for James.
''His goal is to be the best player at the end of the season...
The NBA Playoffs bring passions to the fore -- even more so than during the regular season. And when I say passion, I mean one-eyed vehemence.
One topic in particular that NBA observers seem to love focusing on over the past decade or so is the humble flop. The dive. The Academy Award-winning plea for a foul. It all started with Vlade Divac, seemingly, then extended to every...